Part of the desire to achieve tranquility has been embedded in ourselves. Allah put inside of us an emptiness that can only be filled by Allah.
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It’s a powerful night for you and its just a few hours but in the eyes of Allah, it’s more valuable, more powerful than 1000 months. So what should you do on that night?
As for the effect that beseeching Allah’s forgiveness has on our fears, worries, and difficulties, one thing all rational people from all nations and faith traditions agree upon is that sins and corruption cause anxiety, fear, and depression, as well as diseases of the heart.
Is it not that merely months ago you were lost? Is it not that there was a time when you were seeking and He brought you from darkness into light? If you have been unjustly treated, read the story of Joseph.
More often than not, we focus mostly on our immediate worldly needs and desires when we turn to God in our duas during Ramadan, to seize the golden moments when He is especially attentive towards us, to ask Him for these blessings...
The prayer (salah) is often mistakenly seen as a monologue or a chant with certain postures performed to complete a ritual. The idea that it is a real conversation between the human and the Creator of the universe often gets lost in the rush to complete the prayer.
My Lord! Bestow upon me an open heart, an enlighten soul, and a strong personality to help me in doing what You love of supporting the weak, the oppressed, the disenfranchised, the distraught, and the grief-stricken.
The Quran coming down from Allah is compared to rain coming down from the sky. Just like it takes time for crops to grow after rain comes down, it takes time for our hearts to grow, and for Islam to spring in our hearts after the Quran has taken a seat in there.
This is an incredibly honorable and special time which you should not miss at least during Ramadan because the virtues of this great month make this hour more special and virtuous...
Here we will ask ourselves a serious question, indeed a painful one: When people look at the Muslim societies today, would they say to us “indeed we see you as muhsineen? When they look towards the Muslim communities living as minorities...
The supplication of a Muslim for his (Muslim) brother in his absence will certainly be answered. Every time he makes a supplication for good for his brother, the angel appointed for this particular task says: 'Ameen! May it be for you, too.
The recitation of the Quran, the prayer that you attended in Fajr is witnessed. The questions is, it is witnessed by who? You know, that’s an hour of the day when most of people are asleep, so even if somebody is walking or driving to the prayer nobody sees them but Allah says that’s the time that is witnessed.